Weird eggs since molt - normal?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by gritsar, Sep 22, 2009.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    My LF buff brahma hen Maggie finished a very quick molt and started laying again on Sunday. She looks so pretty in her new "clothes". [​IMG]

    She laid an egg Sunday, yesterday and again today. The eggs are huge! I have small hands, but the eggs completely fill my palm.
    The eggs are misshapen however. They are normal, though large, for about 2/3s, and then they come to an sharp and abrupt point. Almost like a sharpened crayon.

    Normal? Will she ever go back to laying normal-shaped eggs?
     
  2. Willem81

    Willem81 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have been getting some eggs that look a lot like that. VERY big, but slight disformities to the more exagerated like you described.. It will be interesting to see what you get for a response
     
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:Were yours after a molt? I've seen plenty of minor defects since my girls started laying, but this one takes the cake.
     

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